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Encounter the perennial truths of the faith as they are applied to questions of culture and various professions and academic disciplines. While the faith is changeless, it is also remarkably flexible, speaking to unique challenges from one generation to the next.
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Resolution for a New Year

It is time to take stock, assessing the year that has passed and re-focusing the mind and spirit for what is to come, preparing to see all things through Christian eyes.
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Light Shining on the Pieta

Real Knowledge

There are many ways notional knowledge can become real knowledge, the sort of knowledge that becomes a living truth within us. Prime Matters seeks to aid readers in this process.
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Cherry Blossoms

The Intellectual Life

The New Testament makes clear that the mind is the key area of battle and conversion, and the key task of the Catholic university is to initiate students into the Catholic imaginative vision.
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University students studying

The State of Business Education at Catholic Universities

Few Catholic universities integrate a Catholic vision into their business programs, and few theologians have engaged questions of business.
Dr. Michael J. Naughton
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Versailles, France

Engaging the Enlightenment: A Symposium

What is the Enlightenment, and how does it relate to Christianity? Drs. Blum and Stuart explore the Enlightenment and its implications for Christian thought and culture.
Dr. Christopher Blum
Dr. Joseph T. Stuart
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Flowers in the desert

Against Euthanasia

Christ's Passion teaches us that suffering and death have meaning and that God values life in all its possibilities and conclusions.
Dr. Christopher Kolker
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Bishop James D. Conley

There Will Be Light

Most Rev. James D. Conley, Bishop of Lincoln, joined Dr. James Link to discuss Catholic spirituality and psychology, reflecting on his own struggles with mental illness.
Most Rev. James D. Conley
Dr. James Link
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A soccer player preparing to kick the ball

Finding God's Greatness

Fr. Chase Hilgenbrinck, a priest and retired professional soccer player, spoke with Fr. Craig Vasek, Athletics Chaplain of the University of Mary, on virtue, greatness, and sport.
Fr. Chase Hilgenbrinck
Fr. Craig Vasek
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Chemistry Laboratory

Persistence and Pondering

Sister Nicole Kunze, OSB, PhD, Prioress of Annunciation Monastery, joined Msgr. James P. Shea to discuss her experience as a chemist, teacher, Benedictine, and prioress.
Sr. Nicole Kunze
Msgr. James P. Shea
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Technology and Humanity

Weekly learning with the Weekly Update

Encounter a summary of the week's events presented through the Catholic imaginative vision and receive insights into upcoming Mass readings.